Remember when Michael Phelps shot swim rival Chad le Clos the most intense of stink faces before the 200m Butterfly semifinal in Rio?
It turns out Phelps's extreme look was inspired by one Future Hendrix.
Michael Phelps confirmed that he was playing Future's Stick Talk while making that face. #VMAs pic.twitter.com/ljNTdQhZgq— Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) August 29, 2016
Here's exactly what the 23-time gold medal winner said when he introduced Future's performance of 'Fuck Up Some Comma's' at the VMAs.
“There’s no rapper today more inspiring than Future. His optimism is in his name,” Phelps explained. “Remember in Rio when I made that face that was all over the internet? I was in my zone with Future’s ‘Stick Talk.’”Check out Future's VMA performance below: